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The Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and Surface Transportation Board (STB) are the three agencies within the DOT that serve in the issuance of licenses and permits. The DOT is charged with the safety elements in the transportation industry as a whole with oversight responsibilities regarding elements of railroad safety […]

The “Partnership” between shippers, brokers, carriers, and freight forwarders is to assure that carriers and brokers are paid for their services. The most valuable commodity in the transportation industry is the motor carrier.  They should never accept the transitional from the client, moving loads to the claimant, filing claims to be paid.  Murphy’s Law is […]

Transport Financial Services (TFS) offers solutions to the industry’s logistical challenges through “Collaborative Partnerships”, entailing a single location for transportation services provided by the only BMC-85 Trust Bond provider able to refer BMC-84 Broker Bond’, and all transportation services for full compliance with all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Regulations.  Essentially, such a 24/7 […]

Forming a Company – 3 of 5 in Starting a Logistics Operation Companies that plan revenue opportunities that may exceed a million dollars in annual should consult an attorney,  and  a competent Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  A corporate structure is a must for motor carrier (trucking) from medium and up. There are numerous classification of […]

Start-up “ALL ABOUT YOU” Part 2 of 5 in a series of thoughts related to starting a transportation business The Business Plan for “Starting” a logistics operation consist of a narrative and several financial worksheets.  The “Narrative” template is the body of the business plan, and serves as the Global Positioning System (GPS) because this […]

Startup “, ALL ABOUT YOU,” is a five-part series of thoughts related to starting a business, any business. Welcome to Transport Financial Services, LLC (herein referred to as “TFS.”)  A “Transportation Shopping Mall designed to assist both start-up and long term brokers, carriers, and freight forwarders to solidify their partnership agreement with shippers.  It is […]

So saddened by the weekend events… I am saddened, and so are many other Americans nationwide by the addictive mass shooting rampage.  As of August 3, 2019 the number of mass shooting across the USA so far in 2019 has outpaced the number of days this year.  This puts 2019 on pace to be the […]

What motivates you? Motivation is defined as: The general desire or willingness of someone to do something. Synonyms are enthusiasm…drive…and ambition. What is your level of motivation? How long does it take to kick in? Are you quick to get dis-interested in a project or business when it presents a challenge? Is your level of […]

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